Halvorson Design participates in East Boston Flood Prevention Design Workshop

Halvorson Design participates in East Boston Flood Prevention Design Workshop

On May 18 and 19, Bob Uhlig of Halvorson Design joins a team of experts for the East Boston Flood Prevention Design Workshop, sponsored by ULI Boston/New England and NOAH (Neighborhood of Affordable Housing). The goal of this event is to work with the community to create a shared and inclusive vision for protecting East Boston from sea level rise and coastal storm flooding.

Modular Planters Make Rooftop Installations a Breeze

Modular Planters Make Rooftop Installations a Breeze

In the May/June issue of Green Building & Design (gb&d) Magazine, DeepStream Designs explains how their innovative, sustainable modular planters can make rooftop installations easier, citing examples that include the roof deck at 53 State Street in Boston designed by Halvorson Design.

Vision for McIntyre building comes into focus

Vision for McIntyre building comes into focus

Members of the Redgate/Kane development team, which includes Bruner/Cott, DeStefano Architects and landscape architect Halvorson Design, shared their team's latest updates for the redevelopment of the McIntyre Federal Building in Portsmouth during a recent City Hall meeting. 

Time to Shine: South Street Landing contributes to success of Providence's Jewelry District

Time to Shine: South Street Landing contributes to success of Providence's Jewelry District

Working in collaboration with CV Properties, Wexford Science & Technology, SGA and Tsoi/Kobus, Halvorson Design is serving as landscape architect for South Street Landing, a significant, multi-phased redevelopment project to create a vibrant neighborhood to live, learn, work and play in Providence’s thriving Jewelry District.

Press: Hancock-Adams Common aiming for late-summer opening

Press: Hancock-Adams Common aiming for late-summer opening

It’s now called the Hancock-Adams Common, and it’s going to be finished toward the end of this summer. People will soon be able to see the water fixtures taking shape and crews laying down pavers and planting trees. Eventually, statues of John Hancock and John Adams, both Quincy natives, will adorn the walkway.

Climate Ready South Boston hosts second Open House

Climate Ready South Boston hosts second Open House

Robert Barton of Greenovate recaps some of the feedback received at the second open house for Climate Ready South Boston, an extensive resilience study by Arcadis, Halvorson Design, the Woods Hole Group, and CivicMoxie for the City of Boston to develop strategies to prepare for the short and long-term impacts of climate change and stormwater surges. 

Press: Portsmouth McIntyre Building ideas: Public plazas, markets

Press: Portsmouth McIntyre Building ideas: Public plazas, markets

Redgate/Kane, the city’s development partners for the McIntyre Federal Building property in Portsmouth shared some of their concepts for the site. Preliminary plans include creating three public plazas, an indoor/outdoor market, office space for the existing McIntyre Federal Building and two new residential buildings with office/commercial on the first floor.

Press: Clippership Wharf turns abandoned wharves in Boston into cool condos

Press: Clippership Wharf turns abandoned wharves in Boston into cool condos

Clippership Wharf, designed by The Architectural Team for Sydney-based developer LendLease, features a harbourside footpath, rocky beach and “living shoreline”.designed by Halvorson Design. 

“The living shoreline is all about interaction,” explains Robert Adams, principal of landscape architecture firm Halvorson Design. “It offers a real opportunity for people living along the harbour to get right down to the water’s edge and experience the tidal fluctuations, native plants and marine life that inhabit this area.”

Halvorson Design selected for Old Village Cemetery Renovation Master Plan

Halvorson Design selected for Old Village Cemetery Renovation Master Plan

The Dedham Village Preservation Association and the Town of Dedham have selected Halvorson Design Partnership of Boston to develop a three-year cemetery improvement master plan for the historic Old Village Cemetery. Their work will set the stage for future improvements to preserve and enhance the character and beauty of this important landmark.

Press: Mayor Walsh helps POAH break ground on Whittier Street Housing Development

Press: Mayor Walsh helps POAH break ground on Whittier Street Housing Development

Mayor Marty Walsh broke ground on phase one of a comprehensive redevelopment of the Whittier Street public housing community. Halvorson Design is providing landscape architecture services for this important project, which will provide a variety of housing opportunities the residents of Roxbury.